Dream Team: Terms and Conditions
terms and conditions ("Terms") set out how you may enter into,
and continue to participate in New Zealand Herald:
· Fantasy games (Fantasy Games);
· Streak Games (Streak Games)
· Virtual/Tipping games (Tipping Games); and
· Online communities
provided with those games,
(each a Game; together, Dream Team).
Team is provided by NZME. Publishing Limited (formerly known as APN New Zealand
Limited) , whose registered office is 2 Graham Street, Auckland New Zealand (NZME. or We, Us, Our in these Terms).
Vapormedia Pty Limited as the trustee for
Vapormedia Unit Trust (ABN 29 276 856 233) (VM) operates the Fantasy Super Rugby, Fantasy NRL and Super Rugby
Streak games on
behalf of NZME..
read through these Terms carefully. If you do not accept the Terms, do not
enter Dream Team. By entering and continuing to participate in Dream Team, you
are confirming your acceptance of the Terms.
are playing a Fantasy Game then the Terms include the Fantasy Game Rules set out
below and on the webpage for the relevant Fantasy Game. If you are playing a Tipping Game then
the Terms include the Tipping Game Rules set out below and on the webpage for
the relevant Tipping Game. If you
are playing a Streak Game then the Terms include the Streak Game Rules set out
below and on the webpage for the relevant Streak Game.
Terms also include any additional informative and explanatory information communicated
[http://dreamteam.nzherald.co.nz/content/PrivacyPolicy.aspx] also apply to your use
of Dream Team websites.
provision of these Terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason
unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this
agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining
provisions. The Terms are the
entire agreement between the parties relating to Dream Team.
Terms are governed by the laws of New Zealand.
Our right to make changes
may, at any time, amend or delete any of these Terms. Please ensure that you
check the Terms on a regular basis to review any changes we have made. Your
continued participation in Dream Team following the publication of any changes
to the Terms confirms your acceptance of those changes.
may, in our sole discretion, suspend or cancel Dream Team or your participation
in it for any reason, at any time.
You agree that no
liability shall attach to us or VM as a result thereof and that the exercise of
such discretion shall not result in any compensation being payable or paid to
you. We will endeavour to give you notice of such
changes, but reserve the right to do so without notice.
Eligibility to participate in Dream Team
participate in Dream Team you must be aged 16 years or over. You will be asked to confirm your age when
you first register for Dream Team. To be eligible to win prizes you must also
be a New Zealand resident. NZME. may verify your residency before awarding you
Rankings as displayed on the Website include the
rankings of all participants, and not only the rankings of participants that
are eligible to win a prize, and therefore should not be relied upon as
indication of who will win a prize.
purchase is necessary to enter Dream Team.
Team is open to employees of NZME. or VM or their associated companies, and their immediate
family members but those participants are ineligible to win prizes.
the purposes of Dream Team and your use of the websites, our computer record of
your entry will be considered to be your entry. We have the right to reject
what, in our sole discretion, we consider to be incomplete, inaccurate or
corrupted entries, or entries submitted after the specified deadline or Close-Off
Time (as defined below). The decision of NZME. as to whether an entry is
incomplete, inaccurate or corrupted is final.
a condition of entry that the Terms are accepted as final. We reserve the right to refuse to accept any
entry which, in our opinion, does not comply with the Terms and regulations of
the competition or which contravenes the spirit of Dream Team. You agree that no liability shall attach to
us or VM as a result thereof and that the exercise of such discretion shall not
result in any compensation being payable or paid to you.
will not have any responsibility or liability for late or undelivered entries,
communications or for any technical failure, malfunction or difficulty, or any
other event causing disruption to or corruption of Dream Team.
To enter Dream Team, you need to register and provide accurate
and complete registration information. It is your responsibility to update and
maintain that information by advising us of changes to your details as
appropriate. Registration is for a single user only. On registration, you will
need to select a "player name" and password. You must not share your player name or
password with anyone, nor use offensive words or word strings as part of your
registration details or when playing Dream Team. We reserve the right to refuse to accept,
and may change any details which we feel, in our sole discretion, are
inappropriate or offensive. A non-exhaustive list of names that may be considered to be inappropriate
or offensive are names that are obscene, pornographic, racist, abusive or
Any entry or picks
submitted using your player name and password will be deemed to have been
submitted by you, and we do not have any responsibility or liability for any
entry or picks submitted by someone else using your details. Anyone found to be managing a team
that does not belong to them, on behalf of another Game player or without their
knowledge, will be removed and not eligible to win prizes.
Privacy and use of your details
collect entrants' personal information in order to conduct Dream Team. For the Fantasy Super
Rugby, Fantasy NRL and Super Rugby Streak games, we may also share entrants’
personal information with VM and/or VM may collect and use entrants’ personal
information for the purpose of entrants’ participation provided that such
collection and/or use will be on our behalf. If the information requested is
of personal information.
of the participants in Dream Team will be displayed on various pages of the
site. You agree that we can
display your "player name" together with your score and other
Participants consent to other participants searching their first and last names
on the site using the "Search" features. Participants also consent to
having their first and last names available to all fellow group members upon
accepting an invitation to join a "Community Group".
communication or material you transmit to this website by email or otherwise,
including data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like, will be treated
by us should be kept valid at all times. We provide a facility to allow users
to update their email address at any time. Update emails about Dream Team will be sent to this
You agree that we may use your personal information, including your email, for
the purposes set out above and for advising you of changes or additions to Dream Team or Dream Team websites, of future
competitions, or for promoting products and/or services offered by us or our
related companies or sponsors. However, you have the opportunity to opt out of
receiving electronic promotional communications at any time. To be removed from
our mailing list, please ensure you click on the opt-out link in any of the
emails that are sent to you.
prizes for each Game will be specified when you enter the Game or can be viewed
winners will be notified by phone or email using the details submitted by them
when they registered. Winners must
be in New Zealand to collect the prize. If NZME. is unable to contact any winner within 28 days of
the draw date for the Game, the prize will be forfeited.
otherwise specified, in the event of a tie between one or more participants for
any prize, the winner will be selected by random draw between those highest
scoring participants by independent judges.
may be required to participate in publicity opportunities as notified by NZME. and
your entry constitutes your agreement to this.
prize may be redeemed for cash or any other reward. No prize may be
reserve the right to make any changes to any prizes and to provide the winner
with a substitute prize.
The reporting and
payment of any tax liabilities incurred by you as a result of Dream Team are your sole responsibility.
judges' decision is final and no correspondence whatsoever will be entered into
regarding Dream Team.
users who we consider, in our sole discretion, are not conducting themselves
within the Game with ‘good sporting conduct’ will be removed from the Game. Our
decision is final and we will not enter into any discussion about teams or
individual players that are disqualified. NZME. has no liability to award any
prize to a participant who is in breach of these Terms. In the event that a
prize has been awarded by NZME. to a participant and NZME. subsequently becomes
aware that such participant has breached these Terms, NZME. has the right to
require such participant to refund any prize awarded.
find, or suspect, that you have: engaged in or attempted to engage in
‘spamming’ (the unsolicited emailing for business or other purposes), sent or
attempted to send, created or attempted to create, or replied or attempted to
reply to so-called ‘mailbombs’ (the sending of multiple or large electronic
files or messages with malicious intent or the e-mailing of copies of a single
message to many users), or hacked or attempted to hack into any systems or
servers run by NZME. or VM, or undertaken any other activity which may
adversely affect either the operation of Dream Team or another person’s enjoyment of Dream Team , we will immediately
remove you from the system and your registration and/or entry will be
cancelled. You will have no right to any compensation in these circumstances
and we reserve the right to report the matter to the relevant authorities.
are and remain solely responsible for the content of any comments or other
postings submitted to us via your registration details. You are also
responsible for your interactions with other members of the Dream Team community. We reserve
the right (but have no obligation) to monitor and moderate disputes between
members of Dream Team community.
review the Dream Team websites and may delete
or remove (without notice) any site content or user content in our sole
discretion, for any reason or no reason, including but not limited to content
that in the sole judgment of NZME. violates these Terms.
agree to indemnify and keep indemnified NZME., VM and their respective officers, directors, employees,
agents, distributors and affiliates from and against any and all claims, loss,
damage or liability (whether criminal or civil and direct or indirect) suffered
and fees and costs incurred, including reasonable legal fees, resulting from
any act, neglect or default or breach by you or any person who may be
authorised by you or for whom you are responsible (for example as employer) of
any of these Terms and/or from your placement or transmission of any Content (defined
below) onto NZME.’s or VM’s servers, and/or from any and all use of your
will not have any responsibility or liability for the predictions or selections
made, or information provided, by any person or entity which is displayed on Dream Team websites. If you take the comments, predictions,
selections and/or information of any other person or entity into consideration
you do so entirely at your own risk.
we will endeavour to ensure that the content on the Dream Team websites (including
(without limitation) all information on it, whether provided by us or not) (Content) is error-free, we do not
warrant its accuracy, adequacy or completeness or that it is suitable for your
intended use. The Content may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors.
The Content may be updated at any time and may, at times, be out of date,
inaccurate and/or incomplete. We do not have any responsibility for keeping the
Content up to date, accurate and/or complete, nor do we have any liability for
any failure to do so.
Dream Team websites
may not be continuously available and we make no assurances they are free from
computer viruses or any other malicious or impairing computer program.
Neither NZME. nor VM accepts any liability if any matches that the Dream Team are based on are
cancelled or postponed due to reasons outside of our control. Where matches are rearranged, points
will be allocated to teams as per the date when the match is actually played.
website, the Content and access to Dream Team is provided on an "as is" basis and
there are no representations or warranties of any kind about Dream Team websites, the Content
and/or Dream Team ,
other than as specifically stated in these Terms or that cannot be excluded by
law. To the maximum extent permitted by law, neither NZME., VM nor any other
person or party associated with Dream Team shall be liable for any loss or
damage whatsoever suffered (including but not limited to indirect or
consequential loss) or personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with
either participation in Dream Team, the use of Dream Team or our websites or with
any prizes offered. This exclusion shall apply in respect of, without limitation, any
interruption of services, lost profits, loss of contracts or business opportunity,
loss of data, or any other consequential, incidental, special, or punitive
damages arising out of Dream Team even if we have been advised of the possibility of
such damages, whether arising in contract, tort, under statute or
dispute or difference arises out of or in connection with these Terms or Dream Team the parties shall seek
to adopt an alternative dispute resolution process, such as mediation, if the
dispute or difference is not resolved by discussion. If any dispute or
difference is not settled by means of alternative dispute resolution, you agree
to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.
The content of Dream Team, websites, rules and
point structure of Dream Team are
the copyright or other intellectual property of NZME., VM or their licensors.
No information may be reproduced in any format without prior written consent
Any reference to official teams, leagues, players
or clubs, or reference on the websites or within Dream Team is purely to describe
the nature of the content and Game. No official or commercial association with
any teams, leagues, players or clubs is implied or intended.
Participants may refer Dream
Team games to their friends via email or social media. If a Participant refers
a friend, they warrant that they have obtained their friend's consent to do so
prior to sending the email. The Participant indemnifies the Promoter against
any claims by any third party for the Participant's failure to do so.
Tipping Game Rules
In addition to the general terms and
conditions above, the rules in this section headed ‘Tipping Game Rules’ also apply
if you are playing a Tipping Game.
entries to Tipping Games must be submitted via the website prior to the
kick-off / commencement of each real game, or as advised by us on the close-off
day for each round to which the entry relates (Close-Off Time). No
entries will be accepted after the Close-Off Time for a particular Tipping
Game. Participants are entitled to
'default picks' on a pre-determined number of occasions (dependent on the
specific rules of each Tipping Game) if they do not make their picks by the
team selections and winning margin selections may be changed any number of
times, up until the Close-Off Time.
All updated selections must be re-submitted. An updated entry will only be deemed to be accepted upon
receipt by you of confirmation, from us, that your selection has been received.
will be awarded based on the absolute (and final) official results - including
Fantasy Super Rugby Game Rules
In addition to the general terms and
conditions above, the rules in this section headed ‘Fantasy Super Rugby Game
Rules’ also apply if you are playing a Fantasy Super Rugby Game.
Notwithstanding these Terms being governed by the
laws of New Zealand, the Fantasy Super Rugby Games are controlled and operated
by VM from its offices within Australia.
To enter, the Participant
must register by completing the online registration process at fantasysuperrugby.nzherald.co.nz
9:00am New Zealand Standard Time ("NZT") on 29.01.2015 and closing on
23.59pm New Zealand Standard Time ("NZST") on 05.07.2015 and following
the prompts for entry and in accordance with the game rules available at fantasysuperrugby.nzherald.co.nz.
Super Rugby Streak Game
In addition to the general terms and
conditions above, the rules in this section headed ‘Super Rugby Streak Game
Rules’ also apply if you are playing a Super Rugby Streak Game.
1. Participants attempt to
predict try scorers in each of the 21 rounds of the 2015 Super Rugby
a. Perfect Streak Prize: A prize of NZ$50,000 is
available to the participant who achieves a Perfect Streak (if any).
b. Longest Streak Prizes: Prizes of NZ$1,000 (first prize), NZ$500 (second
prize) and NZ$300 (third prize)
3. How to Play:
a. For each
upcoming round, select players who you predict will score a try in that round.
Minimum = 1 player per round; Maximum = 5 players per round.
b. For each player
you correctly select: you’ll increase your streak by ONE.
c. For each player
you incorrectly select: you will lose ONE life.
d. Your streak
will accumulate each round with every correct selection, as long as you have
e. You start the
Game with 20 lives.
f. If you run out
of lives, your streak will end. Your best streak will be stored and your entry
will be ranked accordingly. If you wish, you can then start a new streak to try
g. If you forget
or don't make a selection in any round, you'll lose ONE life, however your
streak carries over to the next round.
h. NOTE: If you
have less than 5 lives remaining, the max. number of players you can select is
the number of lives you have remaining.
i. A 'Longest Streak' can
be recorded even if you lose any or all of your 20 lives for
incorrect predictions while a 'Perfect Streak' is broken if you lose any life.
Each player’s name, score and other information
will be displayed on the site so each player can see their own rank and other
4. How to win the Perfect
a. Achieve a Perfect
predict at least one try scorer in each of the 21 rounds; AND
ii. Never lose a
i. If two or more
participants achieve a Perfect Streak, the Perfect Streak Prize will be awarded
to the participant with the longest Perfect Streak (i.e. the player with the
highest number of correct selections).
ii. If two or more
participants achieve the same longest Perfect Streak, the Perfect Streak Prize
will be split equally between such participants.
iii. If no
participant achieves a Perfect Streak no Perfect Streak Prize will be awarded.
The Perfect Streak Prize will not be awarded on a pro-rata basis.
How to win a Longest Streak Prize:
The participant who records the Longest Streak of
try scorer predictions (correctly predicting at least one try scorer in
consecutive rounds) will be awarded the Longest Streak Prize.
There are also second and third prizes.
If more than one participant player has the
'Longest Streak' at the end of the overall competition, a random draw amongst
those participants will determine the winner, the second prize winner and the
third prize winner (as relevant).
A winner of a Perfect Streak Prize will not be awarded
a Longest Streak Prize.
The 'Longest Streak' can be recorded even if you
lose any or all of your 20 lives for incorrect predictions.
You can make/change any selection up until the start
of the game in which the selected player is playing.
There is no charge to play the Super Rugby Streak
Notwithstanding these Terms being governed by the
laws of New Zealand, the Super Rugby Streak Game is controlled and operated by
VM from its offices within Australia.
Date: Jan 2015